Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

After learning the parts of the guitar, the name of each string, and your first few notes and melodies, the next thing beginners usually learn is their first couple of chords. That is, at least how I first learned to play guitar. If this sounds like you, we are here...
How to Make a Chillstep Groove

How to Make a Chillstep Groove

Today I am going to walk through how I made this Chill Dubstep groove using SoundBridge and a plethora of great 3rd party plugins. I hope this background info and these general tips will allow you to get a good start on a new style. You certainly don’t need to...
Quick Arranging Tips: Song Structure

Quick Arranging Tips: Song Structure

INTRODUCTION   So you have a verse or a chorus and some introduction to it. Now you need another section. There’s not much time so you can’t start from scratch, but you don’t want it to sound repetitive. Luckily, making variations and arranging musical phrases in...
Quick Arranging Tips: Intro

Quick Arranging Tips: Intro

TRANSFORM YOUR LOOP INTO AN INTRO SECTION   So you have a nice 16 or 32 bar loop. Moreover, you’ve got a nice mix of instruments blended together. You’ve even got some automation written in and a little processing done. In essence, what sits in front of you is an...